Godzilla Size Chart
From the Godzilla Wiki:
You may think "bigger is better" but the smaller Godzilla is, the more detailed the model buildings and vehicles he destroys have to be, so i prefer the 50 meter Godzilla from the Showa period best.
And if you think it's weird that Godzilla changes size throughout his various movies, just remember that's nothing compared to King Kong, who changes size many times in his first movie alone:
Kong's size changes drastically throughout the course of the film. While creator Merian C. Cooper envisioned Kong as being "40 to 50 feet tall", animator Willis O'Brien and his crew built the models and sets scaling Kong to be only 18 feet tall on Skull Island, and rescaled to be 24 feet tall in New York. This did not stop Cooper from playing around with Kong's size as he directed the special effect sequences; by manipulating the sizes of the miniatures and the camera angles, he made Kong appear a lot larger than O'Brien wanted, even as large as 60 feet in some scenes. Concurrently, the Kong bust made for the film was built in scale with a 40-foot ape, while the full sized hand of Kong was built in scale with a 70 foot ape. Meanwhile, RKO's promotional materials listed Kong's official height as 50 feet.
By fnord12 | June 20, 2012, 5:13 PM | Godzilla